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Address: Jalan Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
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Batik making and goods

It is interesting to be aware that Batik form of art is different in Indonesia from India. The only common thread is the use of wax to dye colors. But the printing and art form... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is interesting to be aware that Batik form of art is different in Indonesia from India. The only common thread is the use of wax to dye colors. But the printing and art form are distinct in each country. The factory also sells products made. It is quite expensive but we bought a few things as souvenirs.

Thank Tempotraveller
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this place was one of the pitstops while heading towards ubud from seminyak. It's quite interesting to see how Batik was made by them using a machine. visited the store and get to see all kinds of Batik. the items are a little pricey. do drop by and take a look during your day trip while heading towards north of... More 

Thank aaong86
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

My husband and I visited the Batik factory as part of our day tour and we weren't expecting much, however I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed our visit. The souvenirs are good quality and we picked up a few things to take back to NZ. Yes the staff do follow you around however I didn't find it threatening or think... More 

Thank Debbie P
Camberley, United Kingdom
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299 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

outside the shop you can see the way they traditionally make the products that they want to sell you - which seems reasonable to me and quite interesting to watch. The shop was ok but when will they learn that for a lot of people being followed every step of the way is off-putting and can stop you buying (not... More 

Thank TrevB56
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

An interesting place to see traditionally made threaded saris, dresses etc. The show room has lots of items including clothes and accessories but price not that attractive!

Thank skTripAdvFB
Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

As others such attractions in Bali you are first taken trough the process of making the product you are offered to buy in the shop. You are shown each of the stages of making the fabric with actual people executing the stages in front of you. The shop then offers you a wide variety of product each with a colourful... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was an interesting place to visit in that you could see how delicately the thread saris, dresses etc were produced and the techniques used and you were given an A4 sheet with some information on which was good however we were not interactively shown around the workers and we couldn't really engage with them. The show room has a... More 

Thank Terran N
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Visited this place on our way to Ubud. Nothing special except that there's staff demonstrating how to weave the batik. it's interesting to look at for about 5 minutes. Went inside to look around but it's a tourist trap. everything is very costly and it's very dark inside the display area. However, if you wanna ensure that you are purchasing... More 

Thank ronval1912
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We visited here as part of a tour and found it hard to fill the alloted 2 hours we had here. There were women demonstrating the art of batik which was very interesting to watch but not for any more than a few minutes! The shop had many beautiful pieced for sale but they were ridiculously overpriced. I'm glad we... More 

Thank 630mel
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Our driver/tour guide wanted us "just to look around" . We did. The employees outside were doing the dyeing and sewing. There was no picture taking allowed in the show room. The prices were high for me. The staff inside was not friendly. we did not stay long.

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